If there is open it to see if there is anything with a title such as Dell WiFi utility. Your new network icon is a quarter circle located on the bottom right. Do remember to search the forum - here's a link - to see if there is any useful guidance already. If you have already checked these items please ignore my post. If this doesn't work, test seeing if your laptop will connect via Ethernet. Apparently there was an errant entry in the Registry that was a problem. I have a dell vostro 3400, and I can connect to any wifi network, and while other computers can get internet through them, I can only get limited access.
Thanks, what do you mean by Dell utility that might get in the way? First, try connecting to another wifi signal. Rob - Bicycle - Mark Twain said it right. Users usually restart the system for fixing the error. Again, I simply ran what was recommended. Virus program and firewall you're using? I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop, Windows 10 and it won't connect to the Wi-Fi in my home any more.
First check that your wireless is actual on. Would that be what I have to remove to get windows to revert me? What ios are you using? If things are unclear let me know and I'll updated the text accordingly. Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows. Tell it to remove the software and drivers. I doubt this is the issue, but its worth a shot. Discussion in '' started by AmandaDeBoer,.
Post back on results on engaging and disengaging Airplane mode. You can download several at once however reboot after you install each one. My network is visible, the signal is strong, I've entered the correct network key and the computer starts to go through the connection process revolving dot circle. I imagine your warranty explains how to do so. I called Dell Support, but they told me that since my Inspiron 3148 is out of warranty that they were going to charge me to fix the issue. Wired and wireless network problems: Why can't I connect to the Internet? This tutorial will go over how to hopefully resolve internet connectivity issues with your laptop device. How did I fix it? You will lose connection when doing this and have to redo your logon.
Sorry, but you never really mentioned that in your initial post. They took control of the computer and did there thing twice. It's now upgraded from Windows 8. Which antivirus application are you using? These article also holds good for Windows 10 For any Windows related issues please feel free to contact us and we will be glad to help. Hi Armando, We appreciate your time and effort for getting back to us. I bought this laptop for school and work, so I really need it to be able to connect to wifi from a distance. Close Windows Hello, and try going through the setup again.
I have televisions, ipads, phones, etc. It turns out that on this particular Dell, the F2 function key toggles WiFi on and off. Two weeks ago Microsoft issued a new Windows 10 upgrade and again my WiFi stopped working. Many people are reluctant to do this. I spent an hour on the phone with Dell tech support testing all the drivers and settings they knew to check. Allan, Thank you for these instructions, I followed this and it my Inspiron 3148 WiFi is working about 98% of the time. Although the above actions sort of fixed the issues it quickly became very frustrating and totally impractical, so I went in search of more permanent fixes on the internet and found the below suggestions.
I also suggest that you edit the title of your question to include the WiFi card's name - people browse lists of question titles in this forum so having the name of the problem device in the title can attract the attention of users who know about that particular card. Click it and you'll see wifi and airplane mode. I will try connecting to another signal. If so, then your WiFi card may be going. Under the circumstances, do not limit yourself to trying only the latest drivers but also try ones from last year and the year before.
Install the drivers you saved to your desktop. Click on your notification tab, when the action center opens look for the airplane. I can not turn on wireless connection. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Jan 30, 2019 3 Jan 28, 2019 1 Jan 15, 2019 1 Dec 19, 2018 1 Nov 26, 2018 1 Nov 2, 2018 1 Jul 15, 2018 1 May 6, 2018 2 Mar 21, 2018 7 Feb 14, 2018 1 Jan 30, 2018 3 Jan 29, 2018 2 Jan 20, 2018 1 Jan 17, 2018 7 Oct 1, 2017 2 Sep 11, 2017 3 Aug 17, 2017 3 Jul 20, 2017 2 Jun 29, 2017 1 May 8, 2017. We need some more information to assist you in better way.
Okay, that is a slightly different problem than laptop won't connect to wireless. Thanks for the confirmation of your issues. Every other device I've tried connecting to this network connects with no problems. Reference: Refer to the following Microsoft article on No wireless networks are available after you upgrade from Windows 8. When you login, the new hardware wizard will try to install the adapter, but fail. They will both have the default drivers that come with Windows 10. Hello, Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.